WASHINGTON -- The Government Finance Officers Association has joined the push for legislation to allow states and localities to dictate where garbage is to be sent for disposal.

A policy statement approved by the association at its annual meeting in Minneapolis this week said flow control authority is needed "to hold down costs" of solid waste management and to ensure that waste facilities "are able to operate near capacity."

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